Popular Webcast Now Available for On-Demand Viewing

In case you missed the live webcast of LRC Director Dr. Mariana Figueiro's "Transforming Built Spaces with Healthy Lighting" with Ketra VP of Solutions and Services Tom Hamilton back on November 30, the presentation is now available on-line on demand from LEDs Magazine.

MorningMail Service to be Suspended During Holidays

The MorningMail service will be on temporary hiatus from Monday, December 25, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018, while the Rensselaer campuses are officially closed for the Christmas and New Year's holidays.

Fall 2017 Semester Academic Citation Nominations Being Accepted

The Office of Undergraduate Education is now accepting Academic Citation nominations that are available to undergraduates taking 2000 - 4000 level courses. The faculty nominations are intended to provide recognition for a student's special accomplishment in their class.

Professor Richard Siegel Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Nanotechnology pioneer Richard W. Siegel, the Robert W. Hunt Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and founding director of the Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Fall Semester Arts Open Studios to be Held December 15

December 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: West Hall Floors 1-4

Join first and second year Electronic Arts PhD and MFA students for open studios in West Hall.



"Supporting the Development of Offshore Wind Power Plants" Topic of December 20 Webinar

Offshore wind is becoming a reality in the United States, especially in the northeast states. To support this development, Rensselaer's Center for Future Energy System (CFES) will present a webinar titled "Turbine and Transmission System Technologies for Offshore Wind (OSW) Power Plants." The program will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. Advance registration is required.

Jury Review to be Held for Students' Proposed Designs for City of Cohoes Dec. 19

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Greene Building, Second Floor Gallery
Cost: Free
Description: This event will feature a jury review of Rensselaer Architecture students' designs for the re-imagining of waterfront property in the City of Cohoes, where the Hudson and Mohawk rivers meet. The student designs were submitted as part of the SoA Capital Region Initiatives project to engage, re-imagine and transform local communities through design.
Contact: School of Architecture 518-276-6466



Assistant Professors Receive New Collaborative Research Award

The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has made a new collaborative research award to Dr. Jennifer Pazour, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer, and Dr. Diego Figueroa, Assistant Professor in the School of Earth Environmental, and Marine Sciences at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.  This two-year research project will develop preliminary systematic resource allocation models for Gulf of Mexico mesophotic coral conservation.

Kathy High Talks Bio-Art with The Brooklyn Rail

An interview in which Arts Professor Kathy High discusses biological art appears in the current Brooklyn Rail online magazine.

From RPI History Revealed: Homage to AmytheArchivist, a.k.a. Mystery Images #37 & #38

An astute subscriber to RPI History Revealed recently pointed out that the Archives blog has been going strong for ten years!  So, in honor of the blog's creator, Amy Rupert (a.k.a. AmytheArchivist), we think it's time to harken back to one of her signature series – mystery images!